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Ford Bridgend Plant To Close By September 2020

Ford’s engine plant in Bridgend will close in September 2020, union sources have said. There are fears for around 1,700 jobs at the plant and a formal announcement is expected later on Thursday. One worker told the BBC before the news was confirmed that he was “devastated” by the speculation, adding: “South Wales is going to be like a ghost town.” Union sources said Ford bosses spent much of the meeting explaining how much cheaper it was to build engines at its plant in Mexico compared with Bridgend. The Bridgend site opened in 1980, covers an area of 60 acres, and is one of Wales’s major employers. It has been manufacturing engines for 40 years. The factory has been under threat...

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The 7 Things You Need To Know To Make Your Swimsuit Last

Swimming is one of those activities that requires special equipment even if you only do it once a year. It’s like skiing in that way. Even if you only go skiing once, you’ll still need to find some snow gear, skis, and poles to use! But swimming is a bit more forgiving than skiing in that you really only need one thing to do it: a swimsuit. And I don’t know about you, but when I find a swimsuit I actually like (no easy feat to be sure!) I want to hold on to it for as long as I can! Unfortunately, swimsuits are one of the most tricky pieces of clothing to take care of. So tricky, in fact,...

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10 Tips For Preventing Your Child From Swallowing A Toy

Parenthood is full of infinite joys and, unfortunately, many moments of stress, too. Parents agonize over the well-being of their children, and sometimes it can seem as though danger lurks around every corner. A common fear stems from the possibility that you child might accidentally swallow a toy and get hurt. These 10 tips will help you understand why children are so susceptible to swallowing foreign objects, how to recognize the signs that they’ve had a swallowing accident, and what to do about it if it happens. 1. Learn About Why They Do It Children are born with a natural instinct to put things in their mouth. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as mouthing, which is an important step...

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Graya Constructions’ Andrew Gray’s stunning new home

After a decade of building homes for other people, Andrew Gray of Graya Construction built his own forever home high on a hill in the inner Brisbane suburb of Paddington recently and it’s a beauty. While resale was considered, the tri-level home is anything but ordinary with neutral feature brick, timber, concrete and natural stone combining for a relaxed, urban vacation vibe. The home features a three-story chimney. Photo: Cathy Shusler “We wanted our home to feel like a haven. We went with a light colour palette, something that was neutral and more coastal, so we could get a holiday feel. The light tones of the brick and how we’ve used it throughout the house has brought that sense of...

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